Filter/View

Traceability Criteria

OVERVIEW

Users can now define traceability criteria which helps in filtering the records to be displayed in the view created. Users can filter records based on link type, specific work items, and with or without traceability. This is helpful to filter and select any specific link type records.

HOW TO ADD TRACEABILITY CRITERIA

  • Create View or Edit the Existing View for work item say “Risk
  • Select the Advance tab
  • For Traceability Criteria, click on ‘+’ icon.
  • Select Filter Results as Upstream, Downstream or Both
    • Upstream – Select this option if you want to list items with the selected work item type (here Risk ) as the source and its direction would be -> (green color) in traceability.
    • Downstream – Select this option if you want to list items with the selected work item type is the target and its direction would be <- (red color) in traceability.
    • Both – Select this option if want to list items that include the upstream and downstream traced links.
  • Select the option to include Traceability or Without Traceability.
    • Traceability – Select this option if the resultant filter needs to include items having traceability in work items.
    • Without Traceability – Select this option if the resultant filter needs to include items without traceability in work items.
  • Select the Link Type to consider in the filter, for e.g. Dependent On, Defect Clone, Relates To etc.
  • Select the Work Items or leave it blank to include all work items.

User can add multiple traceability criteria.

To understand it better let us take an example.

Consider the Work Item Risk A (source) traced with Req A(target) with link-type Link A

Consider the Work Item Risk B (target) traced with Req A(source) with link-type Link A

Consider the Work Item Risk C (source) traced with Req A(target) with link-type Link A and Risk C (source) traced with Req B with link-type Link B

Create Filter with traceability criteria upstream + with traceability + Link A + work items

The Filter results would display:

The resultant filter shows items having upstream (source) relation with the selected work item of Link Type Link A.

 

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